Big Brother: Caught „Red Handed“?

Originally posted on WiPoKuLi:
Confession: I´m an – almost – addicted user of Twitter. Through a link in one Tweet almost a year ago I came across a website. Highly astonished I saw an advertisement of the US lottery for the Green Card: the whole North American continent in the US colors! This understandably puzzled…

SANA ~ Syria Reality of Events 29 Nov 2013 ~ english

Terrorists’ boat destroyed, infiltration attempt from Jordan aborted Large numbers of non-Syrian terrorists killed in Daraa Provinces, (SANA)- (updated)Army operations on Friday resulted in the demolishing of several terrorist groups’ dens and destroying large amounts of weapons, in addition to thwarting infiltration attempt from Jordan Read more Terrorists murder 3 employees of Homs Electricity Company Homs,…

Freedom Rider: The Good, Bad Deal for Iran

The U.S. acts as if its being magnanimous in coming to a nuclear agreement with Iran, but Washington offered Iran “only $7 billion in sanctions relief when American and European banks still hold more than $100 billion in assets.” President Obama is stealing Iran blind and continues to claim the “right” to attack the country…

SANA ~ Syria Reality of Events 28 Nov 2013 ~ english

Army eliminates terrorists, destroys their weapons in several areas Tunnel network, explosives workshop discovered in Damascus countryside Provinces, (SANA)- Units of the armed forces on Thursday carried out several operations against terrorists in a number of areas in the country, killed and injured terrorists and destroyed their hideouts and gatherings Read more Officials: Syrian people reject…

SANA ~ Syria Reality of Events 27 Nov 2013 ~ english

Military operations against terrorists continue around country Three children killed, citizens injured in mortar attacks in Damascus countryside Provinces, (SANA) – Army units on Wednesday carried out military operations against terrorists’ gatherings, killing dozens of terrorists and injuring many others in several areas around the country Read more Al-Jaafari: Combating terrorism is decisive for success of…

Genetically Modified Politicians: Their Battle to Persuade the Public to Accept GM Food

By Lesley Docksey The official UK government policy on genetically modified (GM) crops is “precautionary, evidence-based and sensitive to public concerns”. Who are they kidding? My heart always sinks when, listening to the BBC’s Today programme, someone from the Department for International Development starts talking about the “international food crisis”, and the starving people in…

SANA ~ Syria Reality of Events 26 Nov 2013 ~ english

Army inflicts severe casualties on terrorist groups’ leaders, destroys heavy weaponry Provinces, (SANA)- (Update1)Terrorists are getting killed in large numbers in various areas as the army units are pounding their gatherings and dens and destroying their equipment and cars, many Read more Al-Jaffari: Israeli occupation seeks conditions of explosion the region  New York, (SANA) – Syria’s Permanent Representative to the UN…

SANA ~ Syria Reality of Events 25 Nov 2013 ~ english

Army eliminates terrorists, destroys their hideouts in several areas Provinces, (SANA) – (Update 3)Army units continued operations against terrorists in several areas across Syria, eliminating a number of them and destroying their hideoutsRead more UN sets January 22 as date for conference on Syria Geneva, (SANA) – (Update1) The United Nations set January 22nd as the date for holding the international conference…

What You Need to Know About Generic Drugs

By Tod Cooperman, MD, President, ConsumerLab.com More than 80% of the drugs we take in the US are now generic versions of brand name medications. You may think that these drugs are equivalent to their branded counterparts, but that’s not always the case. Here are some important facts and tips to stay safe with generic…

The Georgetown Law Journal, vol. 102 (forthcoming 2014) ~ LETHAL INJECTION SECRECY POST-BAZE ~ Deborah W. Denno*

In 2008, with Baze v. Rees, the Supreme Court broke decades of silence regarding state execution methods to declare Kentucky’s lethal injection protocol constitutional, yet the opinion itself did not offer much guidance. In the five years after Baze, legal challenges to lethal injection soared as states scrambled to quell litigation by modifying their lethal injection protocols. This Author’s unprecedented…

SANA ~ Syrian Arab News Agency ~ 24 Nov 2013 ~ english

Army targets terrorists’ gatherings, dens and weapons-loaded cars Provinces, (SANA)- (Updated)Army units on Sunday repelled terrorist groups’ attacks on military posts, killed many terrorists and destroyed several of their weapons-loaded cars in various areas. Read more Minister: National vaccination campaign reached 2 million children  Damascus, (SANA)- Health Minister Saad al-Nayef affirmed that the national vaccination campaign which…

SANA ~ Syria News Reality of Events 23 Nov 2013 ~ english

Terrorism receives severe blows across the country Provinces, (SANA)-(Updated)The Syrian Arab army on Saturday resumed its national duty in hunting the armed terrorist groups in different Syrian cities, killing many terrorists and storming hideouts of several others Read more Reconciliation Affairs Minister survives assassination attempt Damascus, (SANA) – Minister of State for Reconciliation Affairs, Ali Haidar,…

Freedom Rider: Axis of Evil: France, Israel, Saudi Arabia

by BAR editor and senior columnist Margaret Kimberley There seems always to be some combination of imperialists and Zionists available to sabotage any normalization of relations with Iran. This time, it’s the French, Israelis and Saudis, allowing the U.S. to play the role of frustrated peace-seeker. “The Saudis and the French are equal opportunity crooks,”…

NYC – Tuesday, November 26th – Letter-Writing Dinner For American Indian Warriors Oso Blanco and Leonard Peltier

Originally posted on NYC Anarchist Black Cross:
WHAT: Political Prisoner Letter-Writing Dinner WHEN: 7pm sharp, Tuesday, November 26th, 2013 WHERE: CAGE – 83A Hester Street (UPSTAIRS) New York, New York 10002 (directions below) COST: Free It’s supper time again, and we’re back at CAGE for our every-other-week Political Prisoner Letter Writing Dinner. As anarchists, it…

Russian company to invest in oil and gas exploration in Syria

Damascus, (SANA)– The cabinet on Tuesday approved the economic committee’s recommendation which included agreement on the outcome of negotiations between the Syrian Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources and the Russian Company of Soyuzneftegaz for exploration and drilling of oil and gas in the Syrian territorial waters. Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Suleiman al-Abbas, stressed…

Iran: Beirut blasts won’t undermine Tehran’s support for resistance

Tehran, (SANA)_ Leader of the Islamic Revolution in Iran, Ali Khamenei underlined his country’s unswerving attitude against the US animosity towards the region’s countries. Khamenei said in a speech in Tehran on Wednesday that ”evidence indicated that it was the armed terrorist groups who benefitted from the chemical weapons’ use in Syria. Nonetheless, we’ve heard the…

Syrian Arab Army repels infiltrating terrorists, smashes others’ gatherings

Provinces, (SANA)– Army units on Wednesday carried out accurate operations against terrorists, killed dozens, destroyed their weapons and foiled infiltration attempts in several areas around the country. Terrorists infiltrating hospital in Deir-Attiyeh eliminated, hospital secured An army unit killed members of an armed terrorist group that infiltrated into al-Bassel Hospital in Deir-Attiyeh in Damascus Countryside. An official…